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Gun Examiner

Examine small arms returned by customers for repair.

What does a Gun Examiner do?

Examines small arms returned by customers for repair to determine causes of malfunctioning: Reads correspondence to ascertain request or complaint. Disassembles gun, using handtools. Examines components, and measures dimensions and clearances, using gauges, to detect malfunction. Test-fires guns to evaluate performance of loading, firing, ejection mechanisms, and accuracy of bore and sights. Prepares list of parts and repair operations required to restore function of weapon. Determines whether customer or company is responsible for malfunction and records information for subsequent billing. May replace worn or broken parts and be designated Gun Examiner And Repairer.